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The LAPD Has Decided It Needs Drones

The Los Angeles Police Department approved a test program to deploy drones alongside its officers on Tuesday, with the Police Commission voting 3-1 to roll out a year-long “small Unmanned Aerial System” program.

LAPD Orders Tasers That Activate Body Cameras When They’re Used

Today the Los Angeles Police Department announced that it had purchased 3130 new tasers that activate a body camera when they’re being used. The camera is activated after the officer turns off the safety on the Taser. The “non-lethal” weapon communicates with the officer’s body camera via bluetooth.